Ranji Elite : Mumbai Vs Punjab, Day 1 - ...

Ranji Elite : Mumbai Vs Punjab, Day 1 - Punjab struggle against the pace duo of Sandhu, Waingankar

Tags: Balwinder Sandhu, Mumbai, Punjab, Ranji Trophy 2011-12

Published on: Dec 22, 2011

Wasim Jaffer's decision of winning the toss and asking Punjab to bat first proved to be the correct decision thanks to the pace duo of Balwinder Sandhu and Kshemal Waingankar.

WasimJaffer's decision of winning the toss and asking Punjab to bat first proved to be the correct decision thanks to the pace duo of BalwinderSandhu and KshemalWaingankar. At the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Punjab were bundled out for a modest score of 226 in 77.2 overs. Things would have been far worse for the visitors had no.7 Bipul Sharma not scored a patient 68. Punjab at one stage were reeling at a pathetic 106 for 7.
For Mumbai, debutant 24-year-old pacer BalwinderSandhu too five wickets in his very first class match! Another young pacer - KshemalWaingankar chipped in with three wickets to make Punjab struggle. Mumbai closed the first day's play safely at 22 for no loss.

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